United as a Catholic faith family; Empowered by the Holy Spirit to proclaim Christ's teaching in word and deed; Committed to be Christ to one another through love and service as we welcome and honor the dignity of all people, cultures and economic backgrounds
Welcome to St. Francis de Sales Catholic Parish! Organized as a parish in 1949 by the Archdiocese of Chicago, St. Francis de Sales encompasses the communities of Lake Zurich, Deer Park, Hawthorn Woods, North Barrington, Kildeer and Long Grove. If you are new to the area or are returning to the practice of our Catholic faith, we welcome you to our parish.
Thanksgiving Day Prayer
Lord, we thank you for the goodness of our people and for the spirit of justice that fills this nation.
We thank you for the beauty and fullness of the land and the challenge of the cities.
We thank you for our work and our rest, for one another, and for our homes.
We thank you, Lord: accept our thanksgiving on this day.
We pray and give thanks through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
—from Catholic Household Blessings and Prayers